Understanding the basics of looping


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Understanding the basics of looping

Time stretching audio to different tempos is one of Live's best-known features. In this video, we will discuss how Live analyzes and processes audio in order to time-stretch clips and learn to choose a work mode that matches the musical situation. So time stretching enables audio clips of different tempos to play at the same tempo, and it does that without changing the pitch. So how this works in Live is that Live analyzes each audio file and clip to determine where transients, or attacks, are located. And when those attacks are periodic, it's able to derive tempo and length information.

So I am going to go out to a folder here that contains some audio that I have got in this set. And we can see here that I have got the .wav file, but then right next to that, Live has analyzed that and created this .ASD file. And that's the file that contains that audio analysis for that transient location. So I am going to choose an audio clip. You can see that down here in Clip Overview. ...

Understanding the basics of looping
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Understanding the basics of looping provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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